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Phillip Island Nature Park

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Address: 1013 Ventnor Road | Summerlannds Estate, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
Phone Number: 61 3 59 512 820
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Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife
Description: Only 90 minutes from Melbourne, Phillip Island NatureParks includes...
Only 90 minutes from Melbourne, Phillip Island NatureParks includes Australia’s most popular wildlife attraction,the Penguin Parade, our Australian historic working farm,Churchill Island and our natural and wild koalas at KoalaConservation Centre—all located on one island.
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Penguin parade - a must see!

All the years I have been going to Phillip Island I had never been to the Penguin Parade. I was so glad I decided to go on Saturday night. It is a wonderful experience to see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Frankston, Australia
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Frankston, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

All the years I have been going to Phillip Island I had never been to the Penguin Parade. I was so glad I decided to go on Saturday night. It is a wonderful experience to see those little penguins coming out of the water. The only thing have was annoying was all the people that don't obey the rules of... More 

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North Smithfield, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

I took a bus tour from Melbourne. We stopped at a sanctuary along the way. That was neat. Then, moved on to the island where we saw wallaby's and geese in their natural habitat. As the sun was setting, we moved along to the area where we could watch the penguins come in from the sea for the night. They... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

This experience is one of the best of a lifetime of experiences. The penguin parade being the highlight of a wonderful day travelling from Melbourne to Phillip Island. Animal lovers, nature lovers, you must experience this place if you are anywhere near Melbourne. Go there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

My two kids (8&12) and I visited Phillip Island nature park to see the much talked about Penguin Parade and we were not disappointed, the penguins come ashore around dusk , although small in size , it was exciting to seem them come ashore in groups of 3 to almost 20 i would say. They come to shore and walk... More 

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Traralgon, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Incredible place to visit but getting a bit too commercialised and going away from nature. Watching the Penguins was fabulous

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Cairns
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Penguin March at night was great to see. Close up with wild penguins. Went for the $49 package. Thought it was a little expensive at the time. Was close to the action and about 50 other people there. Then I realised that there was over 100 cars and about 10 buses in the car park so the $20 ticket holders... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

cute to see the penguins comming out of the sea they come out after sunset take warm clothing, we were freezing in march no pictures or filming

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Holland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The tour to Phillip island is very interesting. First, leaving Melbourne the driver provides all sorts of information, historical and present, about the suburbs, towns and locations we are passing with the bus. in Phillip island (and Churchill island) the programme is very good, in particular one can see animals in the fields along the road, coalas in a specialized... More 

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Nanjing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Beautiful, natural, protected and respected environment. Incredibly well run by a dedicated, knowledgeable and attentive staff.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

was great but at Easter time way too many people.... take warm clothes it gets chilly but exiting the carpark was excellent considering the amount of cars

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